Samuel Howe, a church organist, composed it during an ferry ride from Coney Island to his home in Newark — for an entirely different hymn. Have a glorious Fourth!
O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain, For purple mountain majesties Above the fruited plain! God shed his grace on thee And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea!
O beautiful for pilgrim feet Whose stern impassioned stress A thoroughfare of freedom beat Across the wilderness! God mend thine every flaw, Confirm thy soul in self-control, Thy liberty in law! O beautiful for heroes proved In liberating strife.
Who more than self their country loved And mercy more than life! May God thy gold refine Till all success be nobleness And every gain divine!
O beautiful for patriot dream That sees beyond the years Thine alabaster cities gleam Undimmed by human tears! O beautiful for pilgrim feet, Whose stern, impassioned stress A thoroughfare for freedom beat Across the wilderness!
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May God thy gold refine, Till all success be nobleness, And every gain divine. O beautiful for patriot dream That sees beyond the years Thine alabaster cities gleam, Undimmed by human tears! Song lyrics on ocp.
Songs from this will comprise the forthcoming album From Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee and over half of the forthcoming Moody Blue album. Back on the concert circuit for the first time since July , Elvis Presley's 16th tour throughout the States was a very short one and started with some confusion.
At the last minute Burton returned, the others were replaced. James Burton had threatened to leave the band, unless he was given a raise.
Parker refused at first, but Elvis agreed… raising not only Burton's, but all fees. Shane Kiester had replaced Glen D. After just 8 shows, Kiester chose a career of his own and in April he quit the band leaving the keyboards to Tony Brown. After the first show, Elvis made it clear that he was 'not amused' with the lack of security on and off stage.
Later that day, local police officers managed to pull down a few female fans from the fire ladder outside the hotel - they had climbed the ladder in a futile attempt to see a glimpse of Elvis in his hotel room. Continuation of recording in the den at Graceland. He'll Have To Go V. FWA5 NA.
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Elvis and Linda Thompson , his steady girlfriend since , split up. November 23 , Jerry Lee Lewis appears at the gates of Graceland in the early hours of the morning, waving a gun and demanding to see Elvis.